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#1 User is offline   Echognome 

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Posted 2006-January-16, 22:48

1. Here's one from play last night. Play for 3 tricks.

Dummy
K987x

Declarer
Tx

2. Find the 100% line for 3 tricks.

Dummy
KJ98

Declarer
Axxx

3. A challenge. Find the best play for 5 tricks.

Dummy
Ax

Declarer
KT87xx

As usual, adv+ please use hidden answers. Good luck. :)
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Posted 2006-January-16, 23:31

1 is kind of complicated, or more complicated than it seems anyways.
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Posted 2006-January-17, 06:54

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Posted 2006-January-17, 08:09

The 3rd problem is a famous suit combination, known in England as 'the Jourdain safety play'.
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Posted 2006-January-17, 08:20

2nd:
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3rd:
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The first is not obvious to me, I'll have to work it through.
The instinct is low to the 7, run the 10. But my chances aren't that good.
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Posted 2006-January-17, 09:56

FrancesHinden, on Jan 17 2006, 04:09 PM, said:

The 3rd problem is a famous suit combination, known in England as 'the Jourdain safety play'.

Nice, I had never seen this before, very counter-intuitive play.

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Posted 2006-January-17, 15:37

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Posted 2006-January-17, 16:18

I like them Matt!
Please note: I am interested in boring, bog standard, 2/1.

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